A series of four powerful seminars with some of the industry’s leading innovators providing vital insight for artists, producers, managers and music businesses.
The relationship between producer and artist is as ever changing as the industry itself. How does this affect both parties? What are the best ways forward for an up and coming producer or songwriter in 2013 and how can effective relationships be created?
- Ed Buller (producer - Pulp, Suede, White Lies)
- Richard Formby (producer - Wild Beasts, Ghostpoet)
- Sean Devine (ASCAP)
- Barry Hyde (The Futureheads)
- Justin Pritchard (140 db)
The old days of knocking on the doors of labels and music publishers are long gone. While there’s still a giant leap to take to ‘get signed’ in the traditional sense, new models give an artist the freedom to take a new approach. But what options are available to emerging artists in 2013?
- Keith Harris (PPL)
- Scott Cohen (The Orchard)
- Ed Horrox (4AD)
- Jimmy Smith (Bucks Music)
With so many digital marketing channels available to the modern artist, it’s easy to lose focus. We take a look at the best tools and strategies for building your profile effectively and selling directly to fans.
- Karim Fanous (Music Ally)
- Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown)
- Alistair Tant (Essential Music)
- Alison Lamb (Believe Digital)
With venues closing down and promoters in small towns struggling to break even how can we make sure emerging talent can go on tour without breaking the bank? This panel looks to explain the issues and what is being done to resolve them.
- Daryl Robinson (Eastside Events)
- Matt Wanstall (Musicians Union)
- Jeff Thompson (Unconvention / Off-Axis)
- Francois ‘Mido’ El-Alfy (Blunt Media)
- Ross Lewis (tour manager)